Dott. Emilio SPERONE
 

 

Researcher in Zoology

 

SSD: BIO/05

DiBEST
Ponte Pietro Bucci
Cubo 4/B – floor 2

PHONE: +39 0984/492972

EMAIL: emilio.sperone@unical.it

Orario di ricevimento: Mercoledì dalle 10:30 alle 12:30

 

Curriculum in Italiano Curriculum in Inglese

 

   RESEARCH INTERESTS

Marine Zoology:

- individual and social behavior of white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) under ecotourism conditions in South Africa and Mexico

- feeding ecology of whale shark (Rhincodon typus) in Madagascar

- habitat utilization, reproductive behaviour and spatio-temporal distribution of large marine vertebrates (whales, dolphins, whale sharks, manta rays) in Madagascar

- life history, distribution and movements of white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) in the Mediterranean

- spatio-temporal distribution and ecology of elasmobranchs, teleosts and cetaceans in Calabrian seas and monitoring of alien species

- marine vertebrates life history reconstruction through the analysis of the accumulation of trace elements, stable isotopes of C and N and the parasitic charge

  

Herpetology:

 - taxonomy, ecology, conservation and distribution of amphibians and reptiles in Calabria

- reproductive ecology and nest site selection of the invasive species Trachemys scripta elegans in the Lake of Angitola

- phenology, taxonomy, ecology and conservation of Testudo hermanni in Calabria

- correlation between hormones, immunity, body coloring, parasitic charge and reproductive stage in lacertid lizards

 

   LABORATORIES

Zoomorphology and Herpetology- Cubo 4B, Piano 2

 

   PUBBLICATIONS

 

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   TEACHING COURSES

27006300 - BIOLOGIA DEGLI ORGANISMI ANIMALI ACQUATICI - ZOOLOGIA MARINA - Doc. SPERONE Emilio (CdS 0741 Ambiente Marino)

27007283 - LABORATORIO E DIDATTICA DI BIOLOGIA ANIMALE - Doc. SPERONE Emilio (CdS 0725 GENERICO)